Kreuziger denies blood passport abnormalities, pulled from Tour de France squad

Roman Kreuziger has announced that the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CAFD) has found anomalies in his biological passport between 2011 and 2012 and that he is under investigation. The Tinkoff Saxo rider broke the news on his personal website but stated that experts he had commissioned found that his passport had no questions to answer. He denied doping or taking performance-enhancing products. During the period in question Kreuziger rode for the Astana team.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.